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Feb 6, 2013 1:00pm PST
to call for increased gun regulations. cnn's crime and justice correspondence is joe johns. this is all part of a bigger push. >> wolf, we've seen it before, we'll likely see it again. this time it was a whole cast of artists and others performing gun control to try to kweep the pressure on congress. stars speaking out in washington. it's the latest push by gun control groups to lobby the congress. >> doing nothing will fail. doing nothing has failed. >> if we as a people don't act after sandy hook, then we as a people are broken. >> i would like assault weapons eliminated. >> the event follows a super bowl ard and a star-studded public service announcement. >> for the children of sandy hook. >> demand a plan. >> all part of a high-profile campaign by mayors against illegal guns to demand a plan from politicians in the wake of the sandy hook shooting. >> after a mass shooting like this, we usually expect for a month the public to be paying a lot of attention and it's possible to get the work done but the window is still open. it's been more than six weeks and it's not closing any time s
Feb 6, 2013 6:00am PST
that goes. thanks guy, i appreciate you being with us. s "cnn newsroom" with carol costello begins right now. see you back here tomorrow morning. hey, carol. >>> happening new in "the newsroom," scout's honor. >> my attitudes is gays and lesbians should have access. >> today could be decision day for the boy scouts of america. both sides and the battlecry. >> boy scouts have a right to have an organization that says that it wants to build boys who are morally straight. >> ending this ban would uphold the dignity and respect scouting was founded on. >>> also the american sniper shooting and the terrifying 911 call just released. >> my brother just came by here, he told me that he's committed a murder. >> reporter: for the first time the moments after a navy s.e.a.l. and his friend were shot to death. >>> also, strike two for the second time this week, baseball and performance-enhancing drugs are in the headlines, this time it's milwaukee's ryan braun being investigated. and this. ♪ don't wake me up >>> chris brown and his community service, new questions this morning whether he really serve
Feb 6, 2013 12:00pm EST
today at cnn, a secret american drone base somewhere in saudi arabia, now this is according, these are reports from two major newspapers today, saying that this u.s. launches these drone attacks against al qaeda targets from that particular base. i want to bring in two folks here at the pentagon chris lawrence also michael holmes from cnn international. chris, it's not a total surprise that this was there in saudi arabia, but certainly it was not something that they officially wanted to reveal. why are they doing it now? >> that's the big question, suzanne, why did this come out? we reported two years ago from our sources u.s. officials were telling us the cia was building an airstrip in the a arabian peninsula. it was hinted it would possibly be in saudi arabia. but we never had any sort of agreement to withhold that. we simply reported it was being built in the arabian peninsula. others entered an agreement with the white house to hold back the exact location. why that is coming out now? that's what we are trying to figure out. it's certainly extremely provocative. you cou
Feb 26, 2013 2:00am PST
microphone. let's work on that and then get back to her. let's go to jennifer delgado. she's in the cnn weather center in atlanta. what can you tell us? >> i can tell you a lot. we're still looking at snow coming down now for areas like amarillo, they were pounded yesterday with 19 inches of snowfall. but looking at the radar right now, right along interstate 7, you can see snow coming down. rain moving through st. louis. what we're going to see is more of that snow working in as we go throughout the afternoon. some of these locations are potentially going to pick up between 6 and 12 inches of snowfall. when you add that in with winds up to about 20, 25, of course we're going to be talking about very limited visibility. in fact, i want to point out to one bright side from yesterday. we had a lot more areas with the blizzard warnings. now notice we're just really looking at the northern part of oklahoma and that is going to be in place until 6:00 a.m. central standard time. but for kansas city as well as for areas up towards chicago and into detroit we have winter storm warnings and watc
Feb 5, 2013 9:00am PST
. max foster, cnn, london. >> want to bring in richard quest from london, not to be confused with richard iii. richard, why is everybody fascinated about the story? like the twitter verse is blowing up over this thing. some people think, maybe he was unfairly painted as this vilen and hundreds and hundreds of years later they want to rehabilitate his image. >> and it is everywhere. just look, the newspapers, all have the story in the uk. bent spine, slashed skull and dna. everybody's got it. and you want to know why, because it's the thought of mystery. for half a millennium we wondered, not only what happened to him, although it was known he died at the battle of bosworth, but how did they die. where was he buried. he was he the evil king of shakespeare? remember, we all read this, richard iii, a horse, a horse, my kingdom, for a horse. it's everywhere. and it's that element of mystery that's now being uncovered. >> why do people care so much about this? he really was, like pretty evil dude killing people but -- >> no. >> a lot of people did that, right? that was part of the
Feb 1, 2013 9:00am PST
. and here in the united states, cnn now confirming just moments ago, secretary of energy steven chu is resigning, and he is the latest cabinet member to inform the president he will not stay for a second term. and there are reports that there are a number of officials making announcements as well. and hillary clinton's last day as secretary of state, and she said she is ready for some rest after logging almost a million miles in the air. >>> editors at the wall street journal say there are hackers in china, and they were trying to find out how the wall street journals was covering stories in china. and newspapers say they have now beefed up their cyber security. >>> we are also watching the markets, your money, as well. the dow hit 14000. it's the first time that the dow has reached 14000 since 2007. alison kosik is at the new york stock exchange. tell us how it happened. >> it's the jobs number that was pretty strong. it showed january's job reports, 157,000 jobs were added to the economy, but the way wall street sees it, it came in soft. wall street is looking at it at a more broa
Feb 5, 2013 4:00pm PST
find you in contempt. 30 days in the county jail. >> reporter: cnn's senior legal analyst says the punishment is on the harsh side but still normal. >> she was way outside those rules and she had to live with the consequence. >> reporter: soto's public defender had no comment. of course, penelope soto wasn't the first defendant to let her fingers, i don't mean this finger, do the talking. at her sentencing in 2010, actress lindsay lohan's eyes may have cried tears but her middle fingernail cried f.u. who knows if it was directed at the court or the press. a judge's spokesperson says it didn't warrant a reaction. >> i'm holding you in contempt of court. >> there's a [ bleep ] surprise. >> what did you say? >> reporter: just don't say -- >> adios. >> reporter: jeanne moos, cnn, new york. >> don't ever do that. >> "outfront" starts right now. >>> "outfront" next groundhog day. no, not february 2nd but the version created by our wonderful leaders in washington, who are kicking the can down the road again. how long before that can is too big to kick? >>> developing story tonight. th
Feb 26, 2013 9:00am PST
scientific but demonstrated for cnn is what the bar code of life is all about. >> we can incorporate it into large manufacturing companies, quality assurance and quality control procedures so they go out and do dna testing on their products. >> reporter: this doctor first conceived and developed the bar code of life and explains why it can and should be used to prevent food fraud. >> you can move from a tiny piece of an organism to a dna sequence that tells you what that is within a matter of an hour, hour and a half and cost $2. there's no reason that the food market place isn't being screened aggressively to stop substitution. >> reporter: leading science like this really can be like a crime scene investigation. not just horse meat scandals but studies here have found as much as a third of u.s. seafood, for instance, is sold and labeled as one type of fish but is really another. despite this -- >> so the behavior on the side of the market hasn't changed a lot. >> reporter: why do you think that is? >> money. substitution always happens that the cheap stuff is on your plate instead
Feb 5, 2013 8:00pm PST
of that this afternoon. in a statement to cnn, the nfl said quote, there were some fluctuations in the frequency of the power supply but not in the amount of the power supplied to the building. this again referring to the period of the rehearsals that beyonce was having in the week leading up to the super bowl. the league said there were no mass power outages during the rehearsals. they also said it was because of those power issues during the rehearsal that they decided to have beyonce's team use a completely different power supply from the superdome's grid for the actual halftime show itself. now, we also caught up with doug thornton of the smg group, group that manages the superdome. here's what he had to say about beyonce's rehearsals. >> yes, we had a couple fuses blown, there were a couple circuits that were overloaded, but it had nothing to do with this power outage. it's totally unrelated. >> reporter: thornton says that that sometimes happens when you've got outside show producers coming in who are not familiar with the circuitry of the building. we contacted beyonce's representatives.
Feb 5, 2013 7:00pm EST
? >> reporter: just don't say -- >> adios. >> reporter: jeanne moos, cnn, new york. >> don't ever do that. >> "outfront" starts right now. >>> "outfront" next groundhog day. no, not february 2nd but the version created by our wonderful leaders in washington, who are kicking the can down the road again. how long before that can is too big to kick? >>> developing story tonight. the answer to whether beyonce's halftime show was responsible for the blackout. finally an answer. >>> and a 5-year-old boy who was hold hostage in an underground bunker for six days. his mother speaks out for the first time today. let's go "outfront." >>> good evening to all of you. i'm erin burnett. "outfront" tonight, february 5th, the new groundhog day. >> if they can't get a bigger package done by the time the sequester is scheduled to go into effect, then i believe that they should at least pass a smaller package of spending cuts and tax reforms. >> a smaller package. because you can't get a deal done in time? so of course, it's not the first time washington has kicked the can down the road. we know that. remem
Feb 10, 2013 10:00am PST
of the union." i'm candy crowley in washington. head to for analysis and extras. and if you missed any part of today's show, find us on itunes. search "state of the union." "fareed zakaria: gps" is next. >>> this is "gps," the global public square. welcome to all of you in the united states and around the world. i'm fareed zakaria. we have a great show for you today and we begin with american politics. what is really happening? are the republicans on the defensive? will the automatic budget cuts happen? is there any chance of legislative deals? we have a great panel, paul krugman, mort zuckerman, arianna huffington, and ed conard. >>> then something special. an exclusive interview with the richest man in india, the second richest man in all of asia. mukesh ambani. why he's bullish on america. it was the first time television cameras were ever allowed in his extraordinary mansion in the sky. >>> then, everyone is worried about the arab spring. i talked to the leaders of five arab governments to get some answers. and a fascinating internal power struggle in iran and what it means. bu
Feb 3, 2013 7:00am PST
? thank you so much for watching "state of the union." i'm candy crowley in washington. head to fareed zakaria is next for our viewers here in the united states. >>> this is "gps, the global public square." welcome to all of you in the united states and around the world. i'm fareed zakaria. we have two famous and fascinating guests for you today. first, the world's second wealthiest man, bill gates. despite the weak economy, despite the strife in molly, syria, else where, despite massacres and messed up weather, gates says he is optimistic about the future. he'll tell us why. >>> and vice president turned businessman/thinker/filmmaker environmental activist, al gore on american politics, gun control, climate change and much more. coming up. >>> also, did you have more money in your bank account this week than a major african nation? probably. i'll explain. >>> but, first, here's my take. the scenes of chaos and strife in egypt that you've been seeing during the second anniversary of the terrar square uprising. arab spring and for the old order. but let's remember, that
Jan 31, 2013 5:30pm PST
: just in the last several hours it's become known that cnn international the external service of the cnn television network and the "wall street journal" were also victims of similar attacks and the united states government is now putti cyber you will haver inability on its intelligence estimates. apparently this is a big problem. >> it is a big problem and it's amazing how broad a problem it's become. when we started doing these investigations years ago it was primarily aerospace and defense sector. you could almost count on those sectors being targeted. today it would be easier to tell you which sectors aren't being targeted. anything from energy to oil and gas, clean technology, biofuels, law firms and, of course, even media and entertainment. so very broad based attacks. >> reporter: the "new york times" doesn't have the choice of leaving the biggest country on earth and the second biggest economy on earth, does it? but this is a retaliatory attack and even at a time when your paper is expanding into china with a chinese language online edition. >> that's right, well the chinese lang
Feb 25, 2013 2:00am PST
cnn's nischelle turner has been up all night. >> still, you look great. good to see you this morning. >> okay. thank you very much. yeah. it's been a great night here in hollywood. they call it hollywood's biggest night. and it definitely has been hollywood's biggest night. the 85th oscars was supposed to be a return to hollywood glamour. return to the oscars of the past everyone loved. the big production numbers. the musical acts. if that is what you love, that is what you saw. let's take a look at that. >> and now, for the moment we have all been waiting for -- >> reporter: first lady michelle obama gave the oscars a jolt of excitement and a huge surprise, when she appeared from the white house to announce the night's biggest prize, best picture. >> and the oscar goes to "argo." >> reporter: it was an especially sweet victory for ben affleck, who wasn't nominated for directing the hostage thriller. "life of pi" based on the best-selling novel, about a boy at sea, won best director for ang lee. >> thank you, academy. >> reporter: he played one of the greatest presidents in history.
Jan 31, 2013 4:00pm PST
. an interesting thing has happened. the naacp has come out against that soda ban. hazel dukes explains why to cnn. >> we are not for sugary drinks. we applaud the mayor when he took sugary drinks out of our public school system, but as the bans stand now it's fought a level playing field. there's an economic, the small business and the mom and pop stores in our community will be punished, while the chain stores cancel as they want to. we are saying there's a holistic approach that we need to take to obesity. >> she makes an excellent point when she points out this does impact pom and pop shops not chain stores like 7/11's, because they are regulated by the state, not the cities and counties. she makes a strong point. however, obesity impacts minorities disproportionately. it is explained how obesity impacts certain areas as opposed to others. >> where you live matters and it matters a lot. another way of putting this is that your zip code matters more than your genetic code. baltimore has a census track down near the inner harbor with a life expectancy of 62 years and another up in northern balti
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Feb 17, 2013 5:00pm PST
. this is mark lamont hill and appeared on fox many times, but this week on cnn actually talking as if he's some hero, just watch. >> as far as dorner himself, like a real life super hero. and don't get me wrong, he killed many people and when you read the manifesto, he wasn't entirely crazy, many people aren't rooting for him to kill innocent people, rooting for somebody who was wrong to get a kind of revenge against the system. almost like watching django in chains in real life. kind of exciting. >> mike: unbelievable, here is a guy comparing it to some popular movie and he later made some, i think, a rather lame apology, but the fact na he ever said that on national television. david, what's happened to what ought to be an honest media that calls it fairly and objectively? >> well, you're seeing here a classic case of the media framing something. it's very hard to frame a mass murderer in a favorable way and you just heard someone true to do it and look, both sides of the political spectrum have flatheir crazyies you can you can't say a side has a monopoly on political stuff. it's sad and out
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Feb 8, 2013 10:00am PST
the fact that he sent this package that we heard about to cnn to another media outlet and you feel like he wants some sort of recognition, wants to make some kind of public statement and you're urging everybody to be ready for that? >> well, i would say based on what he did, which was send a package to cnn, that does tell us that he wants national or international attention. at least we have to allow for that possibility. and so, if this is what this is all about, he can no longer take on lapd because that's a formable force down there right now. it makes sense to me, there's a good possibility he could reach out for the media and probably not via the mail this time, but more likely through a phone call directly into a media outlet. i would just suggest as a possibility folks be prepared for that. >> martha: quickly, if you can, what do you think his next move is likely to be? >> here is what i can tell you backwards. he does not want to be in handcuffs, arrested and put in the back of a squad car driven by a lapd officer. he does not want that. they're the enemies. that leaves suicide and
Feb 16, 2013 10:15am EST
was the network's chief white house correspondent 2009 until 2012 and just last month, left to join cnn as the chief washington correspondent and anchor of an upcoming daily news show. his book, "the outpost: an untold story of american valor", is about a 2009 battle in afghanistan. one magazine described it as perhaps the best afghanistan but to date. please welcome to the savannah book festival, jake tapper. [applause] >> thank you so much. i know sergeant burchfield who is in the book and his family are here. anybody who is in the book over there, there she is, hello. he and his son and i believe everything is set. also, but he is a national guardsman. he was training afghan soldiers and gave his life trying to save an afghan soldier six years ago tomorrow. in any case, anybody who is here whose lives are chronicled in the book or lives of loved ones are chronicled in the book, it means so much when they do turn out much when they do turn out and come to visit us. please come over and introduce yourself after the event. i am not a likely person to have written the war book. i have co
Feb 14, 2013 7:00am EST
an e-mail. this article -- that's cnn morning news. clint in houston, arkansas, on our oppose line. caller: that's actually houston, alaska. host: that's actually what it says on the screen at. caller: >> no problem. ussilla.t outside wasel we live in one of the highest cost of living areas. i strongly oppose raising the minimum wage, due to the fact that the local economy here will suffer. they will not be able to hire as many people with a higher minimum wage. but we are all welcome to our own personal perspective on that. that is my perspective. host: are you a small business owner? what kind of work do you do? caller: i work for a locally companydrainnd wateand company. i make more than minimum wage. it is due to my skill set that i have achieved through my career. people should learn more about than minimum wage if they prepare themselves and get educated threw their career. host: jack is on our support line. caller: i am so glad to see the uprt that you put comparing the other countries. i did read in one of the magazine's. they quoted australia's minimum wage. the authors sa
Jan 31, 2013 8:00pm EST
account through payroll deduction. those who participate too often how contribution rate too low. cnn plans need to encourage higher purchasing contributions. i may suggest three easy ways to do so. change the employer match. a typical plan is 50% up to 6% of pay. 6% are marching to plan consider and notched a 30% to 10% of pay would cost the employer for every employer at or about 10% in this case a financial incentives for 10% of pay but no increase cost to the employer. to encourage employers to adopt a higher contribution rate under enrollment. the widespread adoption following the act of 2006 has been a clear victory for public policy at the typical default contribution rate is 3% of falls well short of what is needed to save. we know from extensive research and the employees persist at the default. the solution is
Feb 1, 2013 12:00pm EST
of cnn who together have a wonderful interview with clinton yesterday. thank you. over to elise. [applause] we have a lot of distinguished guests in the audience. the deputy chief of mission for the embassy of lebanon. a lot of people who care about syria and looks to be a lively discussion this evening. in august, 2011 secretary of state hillary clinton called for the president bashar al-assad to step down for the sake of the syrian people. at that time about 2,000 people were killed. today that number of u.n. estimates has risen to more than 60,000 syrian is dead, hundreds of thousands of refugees have fled to turkey and jordan and iraq pleasing burdens on those countries, close to 2 million more, more than half have been displaced inside syria. what started as a brave stand has moved into a civil war with opposition forces becoming more radicalized, some of them would say infiltrated by extremist forces with links to al qaeda. the conflict threatens to destabilize the entire region and become a battleground for the proxy war some might say of competing interest. the and ratio
Feb 1, 2013 2:00pm EST
" and a cnn contributor. after each one speaks we'll take questions from the audience. finally, please form all statements in the form of a question. thanks. >> thank you. it is a pleasure to be here tonight. it is the earlier i've been out of the office. what should a supporter of free markets and enterprise think of immigration? what should a good policy be? i think this answer -- the answer to this question is simple and straight forward. now, legal immigration, whether through a program or permanent migration it should be easier for people throughout the world, especially for workers. i think this conclusion is easy and simple to reach. i think it -- it doesn't matter what basis you approach it from. whether you like free markets because of toldtarian arguments. i think the answer is all the same. now, let's give you a setup. of all the markets in the world that has to do with the flows and goods enservice of the cross borders, labor is the most reing strictive of all of them. the labor market is one of the most important of them. free marketers know that deregulating, allowing more com
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